Peter Montgomery wrote:
> From: Wordsmith
> This week's theme: unusual words.
> margaritaceous (mar-guhr-i-TAY-shuhs) adjective
My wife is named Margaret but goes by Peg or Peggy. And how in the
world does one get the nickname Peg from Margaret? Pegeen is also a
name that means "pearl" (but I'm not sure if Pegeen is Gaelic or Greek.)